As the health care industry continues to lead the nation's economic
rebound, Humana Cares is adding 140 jobs at its St. Petersburg facility.
The jobs will be added between now and July, according to Mitch
Lubitz of Humana's corporate communications office.
to be staffed include health care managers, community health educators,
field care managers and health coaches. The increase will bring the
number of employees working at Humana Cares' national operations and
service center in Carillon Business Park office, which opened in
February 2009, to about 500.
is quickly becoming one of
the fastest-growing health care employers in the Tampa Bay area,
doubling its St. Petersburg workforce in the past year," he says.
Cares provides telephonic health care management and support to
chronically ill Humana members nationwide and in-person services to
members in 24 states. Its health professionals work with patients
suffering from medical conditions such as diabetes, congestive heart
failure, cancer and Alzheimer's. Services provided include health care
education and support, medication education, physician care coordination
and end of life planning as well as depression screening.
says Humana Cares uses a holistic approach requiring health care
professionals who deliver services to possess "seasoned communication
skills, including verbal, interpersonal, written and negotiation. "
experience and the ability to collaborate and coordinate patient care
with multiple health care disciplines are also important attributes the
company will be looking for in applicants.
employment web page
to find out more information.
Source: Mitch Lubitz, Humana Cares